A student came into my classroom to interview another student and introduced himself by saying, “pardon me madam, but could I trouble you for a moment?” “indeed my good sir you may..indeed”
That sounds delicious
Student 1 singing: ” Ti a drink with gin and breaad!” Student 2: ” it’s jam and bread. Not gin. Gin and bread is for grown ups.”
It's Shakespeare day!
Student 1: thy mother is a droning beef fed flap dragon! Student 2: Alack thy didn’t!
Who knew there was such a thing?
Accordingto a research presentation from one of my students, “Gunpowder was discovered in the 9th century by Chinese alchemists searching for a elixir of immorality.”
Technology in the Classroom
Two new technology related discoveries (at least for me) this week. I finaly got on board with using prezi in the classroom instead of boring old PowerPoint. Thanks to my friends that have been telling me about it for so long- I’m glad I finally listened. I will also be trying out polleverywhere.com. I think this will be a great way to let the students use their phones in a positive way in...
teaching to the txt →
I think this is a great idea. What public education needs is innovative ideas and connections to the real life experiences of students.
That aha moment
Teacher: so how do you think you learn best? Student: street crimes.
While reading Shakespeare...
Soothsayer: beware the ides of March! Student: that’s what she said.